Screening Children for Caries: Collectivist Cultures With Strong Family Values Keep in mind that we are purposefully generalizing about cultural values here, and that individuals may deviate from these cultural norms for many reasons. Thus, whereas a Western family may make a decision for nursing home placement quite early in the stress cycle, a traditional API family may wait until the situation is extremely difficult before seeking assistance and placement. Indeed, these sociological and cultural factors are likely to influence not only the perception of a good death, but also the way in which patients are cared for at the end of their life as we see an increasing diversity of background in the nursing workforce. Cultural implications for health care professionals. Instead, they might rely on more passive forms of coping, such as keeping busy, looking the other way, and not thinking too much Huang,
Traditional Health Beliefs: Values of Other Pacific Islanders
The acre site has re-creations of the villages of Tonga, Tahiti, Fiji and four other Polynesian islands. Doing a cultural assessment. In this process, religious traditions can help in the process of forming Asian immigrant communities by giving specific Asian ethnic groups another source of solidarity, in addition to their common ethnicity, on which to build relationships and cooperation.
Drugs of Abuse and Addictive Behaviors